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WRITING Types of adverbsTypes of adverbs PracticePractice Writing a storyWriting a story
Types of adverbs Adverbs of manner: standing behind intransitive verbs or objects of transitive verbs E.g.: She danced beautifully. He gave her the money reluctantly. Adverbs of place: standing behind intransitive verbs or objects of transitive verbs E.g.: She went away. I look for it everywhere.
Types of adverbs Adverbs of time: standing at the beginning or at the end of a sentence E.g.: Eventually he came. We’ll go immediately. Adverbs of frequency: standing in front of “ordinary verbs” or right behind “auxiliary verbs”. E.g.: He is always in time for meals They sometimes stay up all night. He can never understand. Have you ever ridden a camel?
Types of adverbs Sentence adverbs: standing at the beginning or at the end of a sentence, in front of ordinary verbs or right behind auxiliary verbs E.g.: Apparently he knew the town well. He actually lives next door. She is obviously intelligent. Adverbs of degree: standing in front of adverbs or adjectives; before or after ordinary verbs E.g.: You are absolutely right. He drives too fast. Tom didn’t like it much but I really enjoyed it.
PRACTICE Complete the sentences with the adverbs in the correct place. 1. A tiger jumped out of a tree. (suddenly) _________________________________________________________ 2. Thank you for the invitation. I can’t come. (unfortunately) ________________________________________________________ 3. I got out of bed and went to make a cup of tea. (downstairs) _________________________________________________________ 4. She checked in her luggage. She went to have a cup of coffee. (then) _______________________________________________ Suddenly, a tiger jumped out of a tree. Thank you for your invitation. Unfortunately, I can’t come I got out of bed and went downstairs to make a cup of tea She checked in her luggage. Then she went to have a cup of coffee.
PRACTICE 5. I was sitting at home when something very strange happened. (last Thursday evening) ________________________________________________________ 6. Keith’s lying in bed because he doesn’t feel well. (upstairs) ________________________________________________________ 7. They have a son called Simon, and we have a son called Simon. (too) ________________________________________________________ 8. There’s a programme on TV tonight that I’m interested in. (very) ________________________________________________________ 9. I worked all last week. ( hard) ________________________________________________________ I’m sitting at home last Thursday evening when something very strange happened Keith’s upstairs lying in bed because he doesn’t feel very well They have a son called Simon and we have a son called Simon too. There’s a programme on TV tonight that I’m very interested in. I worked hard all last week.
Telling a story Put the adverbs in the correct place in the story, then finish the last sentence of each paragraph with your own ideas. 1.Sarah Brown was in her bedroom getting ready to go to work, when she saw a mouse in her handbag. She was scared of mouse, so _________________________________ verysuddenlylast Monday morning
Telling a story 2.She had a good idea. She left the room and ran to look for her cat,Tiger. He would___________________________ ________________________________ quietlythendownstairs
Telling a story 3.She couldn’t find him anywhere, but she found him sleeping under the kitchen table. She picked him up and ran back to_____________________________ finallyat firstupstairsquickly
Telling a story 4.In her bedroom, Sarah put Tiger down on the floor. She waited outside the door. Tiger was scared of mice, so______________________________ ________________________________ unfortunatelytoothen